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Picturing Paradise in 19th Century British and North American Art: Past, Lost, Regained

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:56pm
Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

 

Picturing Paradise in 19th Century British and North American Art: Past, Lost, Regained

A Special Issue of Religion and the Arts edited by Rachel Smith and James Romaine

 

PROPOSALS DUE: February 1, 2017

 

International and Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference: Culture of Reformation and reforming in culture

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
University of Lodz and Academy of Music in Lodz, Polish Academy of Science
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

Ever since Max Weber in scientific and philosophical reflection, the idea appeared that the Reformation is not only a historical phenomenon but above all socio-cultural. Associated with it were, among others, individualism, experientialism, modernity, innovation, activism, asceticism in the world, creativity, self-reflection, communitarianism, economy, development of accounting, criticism, capitalism, the culture of writing and printing. It's only a few examples of phenomena and values ​​associated inextricably with the wider Reformation in culture. The very existence of the Reformation bears fruit historically in the concept of tolerance and respect for diversity. The list of themes and values ​​certainly is not limited and closed.

 

THE GOOD. LIFE. Fifth Salzburg Institute Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers:

THE GOOD. LIFE. Fifth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 27, 2017

 

Etudes Episteme special edition: Profane Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Karen Britland / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Profane Shakespeare

Perfection, Pollution, and the Truth of Performance

“But no perfection is so absolute,

That some impurity doth not pollute”

Rape of Lucrece, l. 899

 

For its 33rd issue (Spring 2018), the online peer-reviewed journal Etudes Epistémè (www.episteme.revues.org) seeks articles examining Shakespeare’s treatment of the notions of perfection (or “purity”) and pollution (or “impurity”), understood not only along traditional moral and religious lines, but also, more “profanely”, in aesthetic and hermeneutic terms.

 

International Conference on Religion, Literature & Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Higher Education and Research Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Literature, being a creative universal form of expression, addresses spiritual, emotional and social concerns of humanity. It is known that there are reciprocal relations between literature and religion, still the question of how these two disciplines interact with each other invites fresh thought. Looking at the past of English Literature, it is abundantly clear that critics even before Mathew Arnold have referred back to form and content of religious scriptures.

Atheism Revisited

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:01am
Department of Artes Liberales, University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Atheism Revisited

25-26 October 2017
Faculty of “Artes Liberales”
University of Warsaw

3rd World Conference on Media and Mass Communication – MEDCOM 2017

updated: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:08am
The International Institute of Knowledge Management
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

We cordially invite you and your colleagues to submit original research papers and take part in the International Conference on Media and Mass Communication (MEDCOM 2017). We welcome papers for Oral, Virtual and Poster selections.

Date - 20th, 21st and 22nd of April 2017
Location - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Academic Partner - Gaziantep University
Features - 3-day Conference, Publication Workshop, Students' Gathering, Round Table Discussions, Gala Dinner, Field Visit

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium: 'Devotional Bodies'

updated: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 9:35pm
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Devotional Bodies

Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Colloquium

Saturday 25 February 2017

Keynote Lecture: Professor Albrecht Diem, Syracuse University, ‘The Dangers of Purity: New Approaches to the Carolingian Monastic Reforms'.

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-seventh annual colloquium, which will take place on the 25th of February at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

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